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African media resources, international law student resources

List of African newspapers by country:

BU library page on African newspapers

Websites of African newspapers

General African news sites:


BBC Africa

CNN Africa

General African politics newsletters:


African Arguments

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

ISS Africa

This Week In Africa

The Continent

The Africa Report

Quartz Africa Weekly Newsletter

The Conversation Africa

Africa is a Country


Africa Confidential (paywalled, university subscription needed)

On the Sahel:

Sahel Research Group at UF newsletter includes local news recaps by country

Echoes of the Sahel  from the Clingendael Institute

Nigerian current events newsletter:

The Republic 

The Guardian Nigeria

African politics and history podcasts:

Africa Today

Africa News Tonight

Into Africa

Ufahamu Africa

The African History Network Show

African Tech Roundup

The China in Africa Podcast

The Horn

Rift Valley Institute Podcast

Africa Past and Present

Africa-focused documentary series:

BBC Africa Eye Investigative reporting, note that episodes which are unavailable on the BBC site for American viewers can also be found on YouTube

Insight TWI has produced a number of documentaries with African investigative journalists, including notably Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Al Jazeera Unfortunately AJ's "Africa Investigates" series ended, but a number of other investigative journalism series on AJ regularly include episodes from Africa

PBS Frontline Investigative journalism from all over the world, including many episodes in African countries

VICE News Specials Short and long documentaries from around the world, including many from African reporters



Students interested in keeping up with international law will be interested in the following blogs and podcast sources:


Just Security

Opinio Juris

American Society of International Law (ASIL) beyond the headlines podcast

American Society of International Law (ASIL) insights

European Journal of International Law (EJIL) blog and podcast

International law student resources

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